Borders and Belonging in U.S. History: The Angel Island Immigration Station | Facing History & Ourselves
Immigrants arriving at Angel Island.
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Borders and Belonging in U.S. History: The Angel Island Immigration Station

In this webinar, Dr. Erika Lee & Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation staff explored the history of Asian exclusion and our new C-3 style inquiry on Angel Island.

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Global Migration & Immigration

In this panel discussion with Dr. Erika Lee and staff from the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, presented discussed the history of the immigration station, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, immigrant stories, and contemporary connections. In addition, Facing History shared its C-3 aligned inquiry focused on the history of Angel Island, which engages students in a study of the immigration station to help them think about the concept of borders and belonging in US history.

We are grateful to The Hammer Family for supporting the development of our on-demand learning and teaching resources.

About the Presenter

Dr. Erika Lee

Professor, Author, Historian

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